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March 5th, 2024
VI sailors secure podium finishes @ St Maarten Heineken Regatta

SIMPSON BAY, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten- The flag of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) was well represented at the 44th Heineken Regatta in Sint Maarten from February 29-March 3, 2024, as two teams from the VI finished second overall in their respective classes.

October 31st, 2022
VG seeing spike in burglary; 2 charged on Tortola- RVIPF

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI– The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is reporting a spike in incidents of burglary on Virgin Gorda. Additionally, the RVIPF has said two persons on Tortola have been charged in less than a month for the same offence.

April 21st, 2022
COVID cases in VI spike to 95

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands continues to experience a spike in COVID-19 cases, with the latest results revealing there are some 95 active cases.

January 13th, 2022
Tourists told to practice 'Vigilance' as COVID cases surge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Tourists arriving in the Virgin Islands (VI) on cruise ships have been urged to follow all local health guidelines and practice ‘vigilance’, as part of a message from Health Minister, Hon Carvin Malone (AL).

January 12th, 2022
COVID surge: 1387 active cases recorded in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands, via the Territory's Epidemiological Summary, is reporting that active COVID-19 cases in the territory have further climbed to 1387, since the last update of January 10, 2022, when the figure was 1272 active cases.

January 6th, 2022
Total active cases in VI now @ 958

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In what is now the second-largest COVID-19 spike in the Virgin Islands (VI), there are now 958 active cases recorded in the territory, according to the latest update given today, January 6, 2022.

January 4th, 2022
Health authorities pushing booster shots to combat COVID-19 spike

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– With 601 active COVID-19 cases as of January 3, 2022, and a newly recorded death, local health authorities in the Virgin Islands (VI) continue to advocate for the COVID-19 vaccines as the ultimate tool to combat the virus.

September 29th, 2021
VI’s active COVID-19 cases reduced to 46

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following a noticeable increase in COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands last week, the number of cases has since reduced by some 15, according to an update from Government today, September 29, 2021.

September 23rd, 2021
Spike recorded in thefts of generators & yard tools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is recording an uptick in thefts of generators and tools left around private properties and roadsides unattended.

August 18th, 2021
31 active COVID-19 cases in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is steadily continuing its recovery from the deadly COVID-19 outbreak in June-July, as there are now 31 active cases.

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